Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed will appear in Parliament Monday to answer questions from MPs on National pressing issues.
Tigrayan forces have set their conditions for a ceasefire with the Ethiopian government.
They’re demanding the withdrawal of all Ethiopian and Eritrean forces, and for Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki to be held accountable by the UN and ICC for crimes including genocide and ethnic cleansing.
They’re also demanding the ‘unimpeded delivery of humanitarian aid into Tigray.
The statement was issued Sunday by Getachew Reda, spokesman for the Tigray People’s Liberation Front.
The Ethiopian government declared a unilateral ceasefire on June 28, which Reda previously dismissed as a ‘sick joke’.
Federal and Tigrayan forces have been fighting since Abiy sent in troops last November to oust the TPLF-led government.
Thousands have been killed and two million displaced – around one-third of Tigray’s population.
Troops from Eritrea and militia from Ethiopia’s Amhara region have also been fighting Tigrayan forces.
The UN said FRI more than 400,000 people in Tigray are suffering famine and 1.8 million are on the brink.
The UN’s World Food Programme is trying to set up an airbridge to get aid into Tigray.
The WFP said Sundayit has not taken in any aid since the ceasefire declaration and is still negotiating the airbridge with Ethiopian authorities.
Final results are overdue from Ethiopia’s JUN 21 parliamentary elections.
As per Ethiopia’s constitution results need to be published 10 days after the vote.
The ruling Prosperity Party was widely expected to win, meaning another term for PM Abiy Ahmed. But developments in Tigray have overshadowed the election.
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